Global Sharing Week 2018

June 3rd-10th


Celebrate the social impact of sharing

The world is being transformed by sharing. And there's no better time to
discover just how much of impact it has than Global Sharing Week. Add
your sharing event to the GSW map and help us shift the focus away from
what’s wrong with the world, to what’s right with it. No event is too small,
no act of sharing too insignificant. From individuals to corporations, our
annual mass engagement campaign is the largest because it celebrates all
the wonders of the sharing economy.
This year's theme? Social impact.
The sharing economy is the Future of Life. As it transforms the very fabric of
society, this year we're highlighting all the good in the world brought about by
sharing. Taking place between June 3rd to 10th  Global Sharing Week events
happen all over the world. You can find and register events on our global map.
Where You Come In
Did you know there are over £3.5 trillion worth of idle human and physical
resources in the world – and that unlocking access to these could solve major
global challenges? So get your Global Sharing Week event on the map to give the
sharing economy movement that extra bit of momentum. 
Examples of events can include: clothes swaps, food shares, disco soups, picnics,
skills swaps, grub clubs, give and get markets, potluck dinners, bake shares, co-
working hackathons, maker fairs, reuse / recycling events – you name it. Check
our 7 awesome ways to get involved.
Who can join?
Anyone can register an event. As long as it unlocks access to skills, knowledge,
time, goods, food etc, it’s definitely Global Sharing Week material. So register
your event, and join the ranks of sharers putting the Sharing Economy on the
Last year, Global Sharing Week 2017 saw over 354 events take place in 113
cities, across 34 countries on every continent! It was a tremendous success and
we reached over 5.5 million Twitter accounts. We’re confident, this year we can
do better.

There are 101 registered events.

Host an event or find events near you:

  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 02:00 PM · £2.00 GBP
    London Bridge Station in London, United Kingdom

    Summer Walking Book Club Day 1 (London Bridge to Hyde Park)

    Dear Members
    We would like to introduce a new walking style and new edge to our walking group.
    I will organise walking book club days once every two months.
    We will start reading a book and discuss them during our walk. We will sit under a tree and have a little picnic and rest.
    You can choose a book of your choice and discuss it during your walk. At the end the walk we have a circle and discuss our experience & views about the books and walk.
    For this walk I will charge members £2.
    As we all know that reading is beneficial for our wellbeing and widen our horizon.
    This time with the money we get I buy a book to a member who comes and attends the walk with the budget of this particular walk. Rest of the money will be donated to a nominated charity.
    I am excited to organise something like that which benefit all of us. I will be reading "Love and Will" (1969) (Rollo May)
    There is no limit of walking numbers for walking club during Summer. More is better
    Please bring some snacks and water for the little picnic.

    Thank you
    Best Regards

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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 07:00 AM
    Rollins Congressional Club in Rockville, MD

    Free Stress Management Sessions with Heartfulness Meditation and Relaxation

    Heartfulness is a way of living. A simple and practical way to experience the heart’s unlimited resources.

    The Heartfulness meditation technique is a gradual and comprehensive process, starting with the relaxation of the body. The initial Alternative health practice induces the release of the tensions stored in the body and mind in a natural and progressive step-by-step approach.

    Regular classes further improve our ability to control our own inner balance. It has been said that meditation can reduce stress, lead to a better quality of sleep, stimulate the immune system, promote better concentration and improve your quality of life.

    Please feel free to bring chairs or floor chairs or meditation seats if you like. Please join us at 7.15 am every Sunday at RCC (Rollins Congressional Club) 1621, Martha Terrace. Rockville, MD 20852

    For more details send email to [masked]

    This event is and will always be FREE. :D

    * Even if attendees aren't signed on meetup, we have a good group who meets every Sunday without fail unless notified otherwise.


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 07:30 AM

    Running With Pride 5k

    Join us as we commiserate about student loans while eating avocado toast instead of saving for a house! This is a social group for LGBTQIA+ millennial folks (20s-30s) who want to hang out and do fun things with other people equally as giddy about rainbows. Possible events to include coffee meetups, brunch, metropark explorations, festivals, films, and more! Member suggestions are welcome also!


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    Wholistic Fitness by Senada

    This first event is for women only.
    Please arrive early. Please bring your own yoga mat. Donations are encouraged to keep this meetup alive. T-shirts for purchase.

    We will start with a 30 minute workout, followed by gentle yoga, meditation and a talking circle. Attendance of the entire event is encouraged, but you can choose only parts of it.


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM

    Outdoor Tabata Workout

    8:30am start time!

    Join us for an outdoor tabata-style workout in the grassy area near the Chapel Hill Community Center / Bolin Creek Trail at 8:30am. Bring a yoga mat for this one! And water!

    Questions? Just ask!

    About this workout: This workout will be comprised of a number of 4minute tabatas (20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest, repeat 8 times). You will be expected to work at 110% effort during the 20seconds doing things like push-ups, burpees, jumping jacks, squat jumps, high knees, ab work, you name it! Definitely bring a towel or a mat to put between you and the ground, and plenty of water. This workout is suited for all ability levels because it is entirely time-based/individual. That doesn't mean it will be easy - but it will be at just the right level for you!

    Please always bring: Plenty of water to drink, a yoga mat or towel to use in the wet/cold grass, sunscreen, clothes you don't mind getting a little muddy. Bonus points for bringing a friend and a kick-ass enthusiastic attitude!

    For the tabata workout we meet in the grassy area to the right of the trail (over the hill, away from the playground)

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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM

    Taiwan Bio Forum: Healthcare Innovation Beyond Borders

    In the advent of the International BIO Convention in Boston, join us for a day of healthcare and biomedical innovations at Taiwan Bio Forum, jointly hosted by MJNE and DCB on June 3rd at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. Meet and network with top leaders in biopharma, medtech, venture capital, and academia from Taiwan and around the world.

    This event will feature more than 20 speakers from Sanofi Genzyme, Samsung Ventures, LEO Pharma, SR One, M Ventures, MPM Capital, F-Prime Capital, Artiman Ventures, MIT Alumni Angels, Militia Hill Ventures, and Johnson & Johnson Innovation. The audience will also hear from keynote speaker John Jorden, Executive Director, Digital Health, Amgen and Kate Merton, Head of JLABS at NYC & Boston, Johnson & Johnson Innovation.


    Register Here:


    Official Website:


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    Rock Harbor Marina in Los Angeles, CA

    Volunteer Litter Cleanup @ Rock Harbor Marina with the Cumberland River Compact


    Though not required to volunteer, a $10 donation is encouraged to help us offset the costs of running this event. Upon signing up, this page will redirect to our donations page; we appreciate your contribution.

    Additional Information:

    Paddle boards, Gloves, grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.

    Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle and wear closed-toe shoes!


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    Kayak Point in Stanwood , WA

    Kayak Point Pier Cleanup

    Kayak Point Pier Cleanup - RSVP Required

    (Bonus Beach Cleanup After)

    Help us clean up under the pier and the beach.

    Everyone gets a buddy!

    We also need people to man the pier to help pull up the full baskets.

    Divers should be comfortable in some current and low visibility.
    Bring a cutting tool and a collection bag (if you own them).

    WAIVER - Is required
    You can sign them at the shop.
    Must sign by May 26th!

    All volunteers (divers and non-divers) who have signed the waiver will be given a free parking pass the day of the event.

    When - Sunday, June 3rd
    Arrive - 8:30 AM
    Mandatory Briefing - 9 AM
    Dive - 9:30 AM

    The pier will be closed to fishing for the cleanup between 9am and Noon.

    Non-Divers are welcome. Bring gloves and a cutting tool to help from the pier.

    Pot Luck!
    We'll secure a shelter. Let's do a pot luck lunch while we are there. We'll provide a main protein, tell us what you'll bring.

    Free Air Fills for the two dives!


  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Women's Wellness Walk in the Woods

    Do you feel stressed, tired, or overwhelmed? Are you in need of self-care and some quiet time? Please join me for some quiet, reflective time in nature.

    On this wellness walk we will learn self-care strategies to relieve stress, connect with nature, and feel better in our bodies. The walk will be at a slow pace so we can fully experience the healing power of nature.

    Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.


    We will be meeting at Black Hill Regional Park at 9 am. Please park in Parking Lot 5 (near the boat rentals) and look for me at the Black Hill trailhead which is right next to the restrooms.


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  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Great Summer Read- Children's Literary Day


    Sunday June 3, is Common Ground's Children's Literary portion of "The Great Summer Read!" There will be story time sessions on the main dining room stage featuring local children's book authors, as well as various workshops for kids that will take place upstairs in our large studio room.

    This event is still in the process of being planned, so the schedule will be updated as we add more authors and programs! If you are a children's book author or interested in hosting a workshop and would like to participate, please email Adrienne at


    [CHILDREN'S STORY TIME SESSIONS] (main dining room stage)
    This can include book reading, Q&A (optional), sale & signing, and/or themed activity:


    10am- Catlin Carey, author of "Forehead” a book about a little girl who is struggling with teasing and dyslexia (partially faith based book)

    11am- Dineo Dowd author of “Adventure Day” a book about the wonders of the outdoors


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